Blackman RC, Mächler E, Altermatt F, Arnold A, Beja P, Boets P, Egeter B, Elbrecht V, Filipe A, Jones JI, Macher J, Majaneva M, Martins F, Múrria, Meissner K, Pawlowski J, Schmidt Yáñez P, Zizka V, Leese F, Price B and Deiner K (2019) Advancing the use of molecular methods for routine freshwater macroinvertebrate biomonitoring – the need for calibration experiments. Metabarcoding and Metagenomics 3

Lawson Handley L, Read DS, Winfield IJ, Kimbell H, Johnson H, Li J, Hahn C, Blackman RC, Wilcox R, Donnelly R, Szitenberg A and Hänfling B (2019) Temporal and spatial variation in distribution of fish environmental DNA in Engand’s largest lake. Environmental DNA 1:1 26-39

Harper L, Griffiths N, Lawson Handley L, Sayer CD, Read DS, Harper KJ, Blackman RC, Li J and Hänfling B (2019) Development and factors influencing application of environmental DNA surveillance for the threatened crucian carp (Carassius carassius) Freshwater Biol ;00:1-1

Blackman RC, Hänfling B and Lawson-Handley L (2018) The use of environmental DNA as an early warning tool in the detection of new freshwater invasive species. CAB Reviews Vol 12, 010, pp1-15

Blackman RC, Constable D, Hahn C, Sheard AM, Durkota J, Hänfling B, Handley LL (2017) Detection of a new non-native freshwater species by DNA metabarcoding of environmental samples—first record of Gammarus fossarum in the UK. Aquatic Invasions 12

Hanfling B, Handley LL, Read DS, Hahn C, Li J, Nichols P, Blackman RC, Oliver A, Winfield I (2016) Environmental DNA Metabarcoding of Lake Fish Communities Reflects Long - Term Data from Established Survey Methods. Molecular Ecology 25: 3101-3119

Research Presentations and Conferences

Molecular approaches to macroinvertebrate monitoring – EnvMetaGen, CIBIO, Porto, Portugal December 2018.

Targeting the invader - UK DNA Working Group, Salford, December 2017

How much can environmental DNA (eDNA) reflect a local macroinvertebrate community in a lotic system? - Symposium for European Freshwater Science (SEFS10), Olomouc, Czech Republic, July 2017 - Third prize for Best Oral Presentation

DNA based methods for monitoring macroinvertebrates - Environment Agency Taxonomy Specialist workshop, Shrewsbury, March 2017

A new non-native species discovered in the UK using environmental DNA (eDNA) - University of Hull Post Graduate Research Day 2017 - Best Presentation Prize

A New Non-Native species discovered in the UK using environmental DNA (eDNA) - British Ecological Society Annual Conference, Liverpool. December 2016

Metabarcoding - species detection and community assessment - UK eDNA Workshop, Edinburgh. November 2016

Environmental DNA - Target species detection - COST Action eDNA meeting - Vianden, Luxembourg, September 2016

How much can environmental DNA (eDNA) reflect a local macro-invertebrate community in a freshwater flowing habitat?                     - International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species (ICAIS) Winnipeg, Canada. April 2016  


Environmental DNA: Detecting a new macroinvertebrate in the UK - Barcode Bulletin, December 2017

eDNA - looking into the future? - Freshwater Biological Association News, Spring 2016